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47 Amazing Things To Do in Vancouver

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An all-encompassing, undiscriminating, “must-do” list of things to do, see, taste and discover in Vancouver

1. Drop-in for a yoga class at Semperviva on Granville Island

2. Bike the Stanley Park seawall

3. Taste the one-of-a-kind cream puffs at Beta 5 Chocolates
Beta 5-2

4. Eat Vancouver’s best fish taco at TacofinoFeatured on our World’s Best Food Truck Tour

5. Stand-up paddleboard on False Creek with Vancouver Water Adventures  

6. Visit the Museum of Vancouver

7. Slurp $1.50 Oysters at Fanny Bay Oysters

8. Eat Vancouver’s Best Pizza at Nicli Antica Pizzeria

9. Hike the Grouse Grind

10. Visit Granville Island Kudos to you if you’ve already booked our Granville Island Market Tour! Read our Travellers’ Guide to Granville Island here!
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11. Savour the incredible French Toast at Fable on W 4th Avenue

12. Take the Aquabus or the False Creek Ferry
Things to do Vancouver - Aquabus

13. Visit the Olympic Cauldron at Vancouver’s Waterfront

14. Take a Cooking Class at The Dirty Apron in Gastown

15. Eat a macaron from Café Thierryfeatured on our Best of Downtown Tour

16. Learn Vancouver’s history with Forbidden Vancouver Tours

17. Sip cocktails at Prohibition in the Rosewood Hotel Georgia

18. Eat a fresh Honey-Dipped Lee’s Donut on Granville Island Featured on our Granville Island Market Tour

19. Take a picture with the giant laughing statues at English Bay
Things to do Vancouver - English Bay

20. Get half-priced tickets to shows, events and tours at Tickets Tonight

21. Eat the melt-in-your-mouth Aburi Oshi Sushi at Miku Vancouver

22. Visit the Vancouver Art Gallery

23. Taste the World’s Best Gelato at Bella GelateriaFeatured on our Best of Downtown Tour

24. Visit Granville Island Brewery for local craft beer

25. Sharpen your photography skills with Vancouver Photowalks

26. Indulge in handmade pasta at Ask for Luigi

27. Treat yourself to a scoop of Whisky Hazelnut at Earnest Ice Cream

28. Visit the Museum of Anthropologie at UBC

29. Grab a cold-pressed juice from The Juice Truck

30. Be amazed at the Vancouver Aquarium
Things to do Vancouver - Vancouver Aquarium

31. Take a 4D Experience and “FlyOver Canada” at Canada Place

32. Taste the sourdough bread from Terra Breads – we feature three varieties on our Granville Island Market Tour!

33. Visit the Kitsilano dog beach
Things to do Vancouver - Kitsilano Dog Beach

34. Walk through the iconic Vancouver Public Library

35. Treat yourself at the Shangri-La Hotel “Chi” Spa

36. Eat the “best Chinese food outside of China” at Kirin Restaurant – dim sum and tea pairing featured on our Best of Downtown Tour

37. Step inside the breathtaking lobby of the Marine Building, built in 1933
Things to do Vancouver - Marine Building

38. Refine your palate with a free coffee cupping in Gastown at Timbertrain Coffee Roasters 

39. Have brunch at Café Medina 

40. Eat a JapadogThe world-famous Japanese-inspired hot dog is featured on our World’s Best Food Truck Tour

41. Venture across the Capilano Suspension Bridge

42. Cool down with a Fresca Medici at JJ Bean Coffee
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43. Taste the best of BC wine at Edible Canada at the Market featured on our Granville Island Market Tour

44. Take a seaplane ride with Harbour Air

45. Visit Chickpea for incredibly delicious falafel – featured on our World’s Best Food Truck Tour

46. People watch and eat poutine from the patio Six Acres in Gastown

47. Experience Vij’s for award-winning Indian cuisine

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